Definition of Cordillera. Meaning of Cordillera. Synonyms of Cordillera

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Definition of Cordillera

Cordillera
Cordillera Cor*dil"ler*a (k?r-d?l"l?r-?; Sp. k?r`d?-ly?"r?), n. [Sp., fr. OSp. cordilla, cordiella, dim. of cuerda a rope, string. See Cord.] (Geol.) A mountain ridge or chain. Note: Cordillera is sometimes applied, in geology, to the system of mountain chains near the border of a continent; thus, the western cordillera of North America in the United States includes the Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Coast and Cascade ranges.

Meaning of Cordillera from wikipedia

- A cordillera is an extensive chain of mountains or mountain ranges. The term is a borrowed from Spanish, with the same meaning. The Spanish word originates...
- The American Cordillera is a chain of mountain ranges (cordilleras) that consists of an almost continuous sequence of mountain ranges that form the western...
- Cordillera Administrative Region (Ilocano: Rehion/Deppaar Administratibo ti Kordiliera; Tagalog: Rehiyong Pampangasiwaan ng Cordillera), designated as...
- The Andes, Andes Mountains or Andean Mountains (Spanish: Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous...
- The Arctic Cordillera is a vast, deeply dissected chain of mountain ranges extending along the northeastern flank of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago from...
- of Cordillera Occidental lies the Cordillera Central and the Cordillera Oriental of Peru. As with other parts of the Peruvian Andes the Cordillera Occedental...
- The Cordillera Central is a m****ive mountain range situated in the northern central part of the island of Luzon, in the Philippines. The mountain range...
- The North American Cordillera is the North American portion of the American Cordillera which is a mountain chain (cordillera) along the western side of...
- Talinay Cordillera de Nahuelbuta Cordillera de Ma****danchi Cordillera Pelada Cordillera del Sarao Cordillera del Piuchén Cordillera de Pirulil Cordillera Domeyko...
- The Cordillera Real (also Cordillera of Quito, Cordillera Central of Ecuador) is a chain of mountains in the Andes of Ecuador, the largest of them volcanic...
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